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Happy New Year! We hope you had a wonderful holiday season and wish you all the successes 2019 has to offer. We may have been quiet, but we’ve been working in the background on significant changes at Advantedge Education. Our greatest priority is to constantly improve your learning experience making […]

A Season for Change


Illustration of signs and symptoms of sepsis
In October 2017, Governor Cuomo signed into law amendments to Public Health Law § 239 and Education Law § 6505 requiring the addition of sepsis awareness and education training to the New York State-mandated Infection Control and Barrier Precautions coursework. The new element entitled “Element VII – Sepsis Awareness and […]

2018 Infection Control Course Addition of Sepsis Element




Nurse bullying is alive and well in our current health care environment. But is it a new problem? “Nurses eating their young” has plagued our nursing profession for decades. Maybe that’s why the American Nurses Association decided to address this problem when they created the Code of Ethics. The ANA […]

Nurse Bullying: A Violation of Our Code of Ethics


Happy 4th of July from Advantedge Education
Hamburgers, hot dogs, watermelon, beer, fireworks, and noise-induced hearing loss?!  Not for me thanks. This 4th of July, consider adding ear protection to your fireworks tradition. Most of us don’t consider our hearing when we’re out celebrating Independence Day with our family and friends. But you should. Adults should not be […]

Checking out the fireworks? Don’t forget ear protection.


Illustration of meeting with the caption "Today we are going to decide who to blame."
Nurse-to-nurse bullying is pervasive, destructive and doesn’t belong in a profession that is supposed to be caring and compassionate. To help nurses protect and bully-proof themselves, I conduct workshops on bullying. My workshops are designed to help academic organizations who are trying to create cultures of civility and respect among […]

What to do if the bully is your boss? 5 ...